House of Commons
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COMMONWEALTH DAY, MONDAY 8TH MARCH 2004
EDM #708
Tabled 26 February 2004
2003-04 Session
There has been an amendment to this EDM.
That this House, in common with all parliaments of the Commonwealth, gladly observes Commonwealth Day on Monday 8th March; sincerely supports this year's theme of Building a Commonwealth of Freedom, emphasising the Commonwealth's commitment to being an effective defender of democratic freedoms, freedom of expression, the rule of law and robust civil societies; and recognises the work of the United Kingdom Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association as one of the many organisations committed to the continual strengthening and promotion of the Commonwealth.

Signatures (48)

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.
In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
03 March 2004
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
10 March 2004
Conway, Derek
Conservative
08 March 2004
Cox, Tom
Labour
09 March 2004
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
02 March 2004
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
18 March 2004
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
04 March 2004
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
03 March 2004
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
10 March 2004
Flynn, Paul
Labour
01 March 2004
Foulkes, George
Labour
04 March 2004
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
01 March 2004
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
27 February 2004
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
04 March 2004
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
03 March 2004
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
02 March 2004
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
08 March 2004
Hoey, Kate
Labour
04 March 2004
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
01 March 2004
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
04 March 2004
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
04 March 2004
Jones, Lynne
Labour
01 March 2004
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
02 March 2004
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
02 March 2004
Marris, Rob
Labour
02 March 2004
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
02 March 2004
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
02 March 2004
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
02 March 2004
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
11 March 2004
Paice, Mr James
Conservative
08 March 2004
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
11 March 2004
Rapson, Syd
Labour
01 March 2004
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
01 March 2004
Roe, Mrs Marion
Conservative
08 March 2004
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
18 March 2004
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
01 March 2004
Simpson, Alan
Labour
04 March 2004
Spink, Bob
Conservative
01 March 2004
Stanley, Sir John
Conservative
09 March 2004
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
08 March 2004
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
08 March 2004
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
04 March 2004
There are no withdrawn signatures for this Motion

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708A1
Mr Harry Barnes
"at end add 'and believes that the Republic of Ireland shares in these democratic practices and would make a worthwhile addition to the Commonwealth's membership.'."
Tabled 03 March 2004
2 Signatures